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Toscana Cafe

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601 2nd St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4909 (F Street)
+1 202-525-2693
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Toscana a few times for lunch, and it is a fine place for some Italian food that's on the cheaper side. The food is it really that impressive, but the wine is cheap and service is very fast. The best part of Toscana is that there is a covered patio on the side so that even during... More 

Thank jg325
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come here regularly for either lunch or happy hour. The Gnochi is awesome. The linguine is awesome. The meatballs are awesome. They have a bacon wrapped fig that is also awesome. Only areas of improvement are as follows: The lunch wraps and sandwiches leave much to be desired. They are filled with lettuce but not much meat. The pizzas... More 

Thank par p
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow! We lucked into this one! Homemade Italian food done right. We knew we were in a good spot when we walked in and saw the counter full of fresh, home-made pastas. The upstairs is cozy. They also have an enclosed, heated patio. Our waiter was helpful and kind. We ate delicious Pasta Primavera - it was so good my... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We came there for an early dinner, when the place was practically empty. Our order of salad from the menu was not delivered correctly as they did not carry pickled parsnips anymore. No compromise like a discount or other salad was offered by the waiter, so we decided to retrieve the order. Meatballs were good, pizza was average, but calzone... More 

Thank Bostonian2011
Forest, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on a weekday afternoon. The service was okay. The panini was very good. Sit outside if you can. Prices are reasonable.

Thank adharris0915
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I had a good lunch here . They had a Ravioli stuffed with creamed spinach in vodka sauce . Perhaps a bit much sauce but the atmosphere made up for it . Certainly a good lunch

Thank Michael A
Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

One of the finest Italian cafe I have visited. Sitting outside feels like sitting in Italy at a cafe. The staff is courteous and helpful. Now the food is just amazing and mouth watering delicious. The chef does a great job with each and every dish. A must go to place if you are near union station or visiting the... More 

Thank TheDrummerMan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great staff, they're friendly, professional and seem to enjoy their jobs. The pizza and sangria were awesome. The pasta is simply delicious, it's homemade! We had the Galozo, and Fermagg. I recommend ordering them as appetizers. My entree was the Alfredo pasta, being homemade, you can't go wrong!

Thank Rashonda H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was really blown away by the fresh pasta- did some simple fettuccine in a Bolognaise sauce for a quick lunch, really impressive flavor. Great bread too. Will have to go back to try some more!

Thank valzebub
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was an excellent experience the food was timely and delicious. Seating outside or upstairs for aircondition. Great pasta dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 2nd St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4909
    (F Street)
  • Public Transportation: One block from Union Station
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-525-2693
Toscana Cafe serves delicious, authentic home-style Italian meals with a gourmet touch in Washington, D.C.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?